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Colombia Drug Trade

Could the Peace Deal in Colombia Be a Model for Other Conflicts?

The Conversation US | Posted 10.10.2015 | World
The Conversation US

After 60 more days, the FARC will lay down its arms, setting the stage for the end to the conflict by mid-2016. This is good news for Colombians, of course. But the peace agreement is also worthy of wider attention because it represents new thinking on how to end old conflicts.

New Study Says Colombia's Coca Crop Is A Forest Killer

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Green

BOGOTA, Colombia -- A new study says more than 3,000 square miles (800,000 hectares) of Colombia's woodlands have been cleared since 1981 in the plant...

Inside Drug Lord Pablo Escobar's Playground

GlobalPost | John Otis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When he wasn't smuggling cocaine or ordering hit men to gun down his enemies, Pablo Escobar liked to relax at Hacienda Napoles, his personal playgroun...